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TNFα Treatments in Asthma

Why they work

Paula Busse, MD, Assistant Professor, Medicine and Clinical Immunology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, discusses the role of TNFα treatments in asthma.

References and Resources
Busse PJ, Zhang TF, Srivastava K, Sealfon S, Lin B, Li XM. Chronic administration of tumor necrosis factor alpha increases airway mucus gene expression in vivo. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2005; 116: 1265-63.

Berry M, Brightling C, Pavord I, Wardlaw A. TNF-alpha in asthma. Curr Opin Pharmacol. 2007 Jun;7(3):279-82.

Busse PJ, Fahy JV. In Press. Middleton’s Allergy: Principles and Practices, 7th Edition. Dr. N. Franklin Adkinson Jr editor.

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